Wound Care

Pressure injury prevention

Pressure injuries are now being specifically audited by Ministry of Health Designated Auditing Agencies (DAA’s) in 2016.  All age-related residential care provides will be required to notify under s31 pressure injuries grade 3, 4, unstagable and suspected deep tissue injuries.  (S 31 reporting form) Auditor are also instructed to look at pressure injury prevention programmes.  See guide for detail